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Biosynthetics: Fast tracking next-gen textile fibres

12 Feb 2023
The Source Catwalk

Welcome to the biomaterial revolution. Sustainable innovation has been made possible with biofabricated materials. The market has grown significantly over the last few years seeing an increase in plant substitutes for leather and fabrics, but what are some of the most advanced fabrics today and where are they being used?

  • Plant-derived alternatives: Piñatex pineapple leather, nettle and hemp denim
  • Cultivated animal and microbe-derived fibres
  • Say ‘no’ to greenwashing with certified fabrics